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Boston Moms is a rapidly growing community of moms in the Boston area, providing a collaborative parenting resource written and read by local moms. We are passionate about engaging with our readers online through mom-to-mom content + recommendations, and offline through our exciting local events that connect moms to each other and to local and national businesses they should know about!

Talking to Toddlers About Ability Differences and Chronic Illness

Conversations around ability difference, mobility aids, and chronic illness can be tough with little ones. Their questions can feel big, and many times it might seem like the answers are too much for their...
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The Best Books for Raising Inclusive Kids :: Stories That Feature Disability and Neurodiversity

Have you considered the impact that the books you choose for your at-home library can have on the little people you are raising? Including books that feature characters and families that look like yours,...

Busy Moms Love Easy, Nutritious Meals for the Fur Babies :: Top Shelf Dog...

They say dogs are man's best friend, but your puppy is definitely mommy's little helper, right? Whether that means enriching your kids' lives by teaching them responsibility or cuddling with you after a long...
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Let’s Talk About It :: Pregnancy Feels Different When You’re a Survivor of Sexual...

I’m a survivor of sexual abuse, and I’m also a mom.  Although I know my experience is far from unique, it’s also something that’s rarely spoken about.  Sometimes there are conversations in the support groups I’m...

Boston-Area Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt

Boston-area families won't be able to attend our typical Easter egg hunts this year, but with a little help from our local communities, we can go on an Easter egg hunt while still practicing social distancing! Similar to the "bear hunts" and "chalk walks" we’ve seen happening in neighborhoods all over America, our egg hunt works best if lots of neighbors (young and old) participate.

Nominate a Mom :: Boston’s Super Mom on the Frontlines

  UPDATED 5 p.m. March 26, 2021:  UPDATED 5 p.m. March 22, 2021: Nominations are now closed! Stay tuned for our announcement of our 5 finalists on Wednesday March 24, 2021! As the premier parenting resource in...
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The Best Books for Raising Inclusive Kids :: Black Protagonists and Historical Figures

Have you considered the impact the books you choose for your at-home library can have on the little people you are raising? Including books that feature characters and families who look like yours, as...
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{Free Printable} Inauguration Day Activity For Kids!

Inauguration Day is a BIG day in our country! Are you sitting next to a future president of the United States? It's possible! Ask your child these questions, and save this keepsake printable for...
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Losing Justice :: My Tweens Are Losing More Than Just a Clothing Store

The year 2020 — year of bad tidings — claimed another victim: Justice. No, I don’t mean our justice system or the larger concept of justice. I’m talking about the tween girls’ clothing store Justice,...
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The New Year Dieting Hype :: Our Kids Are Watching

“I’m on a new diet.” “New year, new me!” “I’m going to lose (insert number here) pounds this year!” “I’m going to only eat healthy — no sugar, no dessert.” “I’m trying this new diet supplement that’s all...

A REAL Mom’s Holiday Wish List :: Leah

Moms are typically the ones MAKING the holiday magic happen, but we have wish lists too! Here are some ideas from real Boston-area moms. These items are sourced directly from our team, and we...

A REAL Mom’s Holiday Wish List :: Chelsey

Moms are typically the ones MAKING the holiday magic happen, but we have wish lists too! Here are some ideas from real Boston-area moms. These items are sourced directly from our team, and we...